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Dec 23, 2012 6:30pm PST
again some day. we'll scratch our heads and ask ourselves, was the last time newtown or columbine? was it aurora or that college in virginia? once again, we will mourn, move on, and too soon forget. there is an old saying that in remembrance is the secret of redemption. but america forgets quickly and gives no lasting indication it seems redemption from its fetish with guns, its romance with the free market of violence, with the sport of it all. the show must go on. it's our right. at any price. what were their names again? oh, yes. charlotte, daniel, olivia, daniel, allison, dawn. poor things. such a tragedy. praise the lord and pass the ammunition. so we make our peace with violence and make ourselves over in its image. a state senator in missouri, a lifetime member of the national rifle association, is pushing a bill to require that all first graders be enrolled in the nra's gun safety course. 6 and 7 years old. pledge allegiance to the flag, lock and load our new head start. a state senator in tennessee's republican legislature says he will introduce a bill that would allow th
Dec 24, 2012 4:00am EST
to the capitol for a vigil we were having for the newtown, connecticut, atrocity, i kept remembering the words, "even though i walk through the valley of the shadow of death i will fear no evil for you are with e me," and i found myself asking in the car how was it that he was able to walk so confidently through the valley of the shadows of death. i began to speculate. i naught perhaps he could -- thought perhaps he could do it because he had been in that valley before. i had heard the story of the silver dollar that saved his li life. the staff was shocked and he had two silver dollars in his pocket. he had been in the valley of the shadows before, walking through, not scurrying, not jogging, not running, with a iguana numberity of templerment he could walk through. but i said there has to be more than that. i thought perhaps he was able to walk so confidently into the valley of the shadows because he knew that there was light in that valley. you can't have shadows without light. i remembered his prayer breakfast speech only a few weeks ago, how he talked about his faith roots. and i knew th
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